Jones, a fierce champion of the Black Lives Matter movement, received 30.4 percent of the vote in the democratic mayoral primary but ultimately lost to Alderman Lyda Krewson.
A Baltimore teacher, who is White, said that Wells Fargo rejected her bank card designed with the words "Black Lives Matter" and an image of a raised fist. She added that a customer service rep said the company didn't want to be associated with any "antisocial and offensive" organizations.
A BLM activist plans to open a youth training center in Chicago. Fundraising is underway.
Black Lives Matter is developing an online interactive directory of Black-owned businesses. When it's completed, the organization expects it to be the largest searchable database of Black companies.
The Army Corps issued a letter demanding that the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe vacate the land so that they can move forward with building the controversial oil pipeline.
A federal lawsuit seeks to compel federal agencies to release surveillance data of Black Lives Matter protesters. The plaintiffs suspect that the FBI and DHS have violated the constitutional rights of demonstrators.
Hundreds of Seattle public school teachers plan to wear Black Lives Matter T-shirts to school for a week. They want to spark a dialogue in the school district about racial injustice.
East Tennessee State University police arrested a White student wearing a gorilla mask at a BLM protest. He told the police he wanted to provoke the demonstrators.
British police arrested nine BLM demonstrators. The nine White demonstrators were protesting environmental racism.
The Black Lives Matter platform addresses the need for education reform.